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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Gutless Who Mask Bigotry as “Religious Freedom”

A wedding is one of the most popular and revered fixtures of modern culture. Children, particularly girls, are led to romanticize it. Television shows build whole ratings-grabbing boosts around their fictional renditions of it. Weddings are loved, they are hated, … Continue reading

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When the Same Sex Couple in the Family Are the Kids, Not the Parents

To hear the anti-gay crowd describe it, the concept of “family” is a narrow one. While claiming it to be “traditional,” their idea of family seems to be Adam and Eve stepping out of the Garden of Eden and right … Continue reading

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The Ten Questions You Should Answer Before Entering into Same Sex Marriage

We have turned a corner on the question of same sex marriage.  In this last year more states have extended basic civil rights to LGBT Americans, including California, thanks to a landmark SCOTUS decision, and the trend is not likely … Continue reading

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The Eight Reasons Why November 6th 2012 Was the Most Significant Day in the History of LGBT Rights Since Stonewall

Early in the morning of June 28, 1969, an event took place in New York City that transformed, no, actually gave birth to, the LGBT civil rights movement.  Police raided the Stonewall Inn, as had been their habit to do, … Continue reading

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A Gay Family in a Small Town in Kansas

Guest Blog by  Wendylynn and Stephan Note from Rob Watson at evoL= :   This is a guest blog by Wendy Lynn and her son Stephan.  They are heroes of mine.  We all are fighting a battle for equality, family and … Continue reading

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That’s My Family, Man

My brother and his husband live in San Francisco. A few years ago, my 7 year-old-daughter went with her class on a trip to the deYoung Museum. Going to the big city without me or my wife, I was concerned … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Hysterical Clerics about Same Sex Marriage

I should not be surprised.  The Catholic Church has, in the past, defined gay people as “intrinsically disordered” and parents like myself as “doing violence” to our children for providing them love and a home. So why does Seattle archbishop … Continue reading

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